- Tour Type: Culture
- Departs From: Safaga
- Meeting Point: At your hotel or cruise ship
- Duration: 2 days tour
- Available: 7 days a week.
Day 1: Our representative will pick you up from your cruise at Safaga Port for your trip to Luxor by a modern air-conditioned vehicle, approximately 3 hours far from Safaga. Then continue to the famous Karnak Temples the largest place of worship ever built and the greatest example of worship in history. It was constructed from the beginning of the Middle Kingdom to the Greco Roman Kingdom. Within the complex, the great "Hypostyle Hall" is an incredible forest of giant pillars. Continue your tour with a drive to Luxor Temple, originally built during the reign of Amenophis III over 5,000 years ago. Also you will witness some of the best preserved art work in Egypt. Optional This evening enjoy the spectacular Sound and Light Show at Karnak Temples and overnight in Luxor.
Day 2: After breakfast in a hotel, you will be moved into the West Bank of the River Nile to visit the two colossal statues of Amenhotep III (Colossi of Memnon ), and then visit the Valley of the Kings, where the magnificent tombs were discovered. Those tombs were carved deep into the desert rock, richly decorated and filled with treasures for the afterlife of the pharaohs, you will visit 3 tombs. Continue the tour to visit the Hatshepsut Temple at El Deir El Bahary, this impressive temple dedicated to the Queen Hatshepsut, the only female pharaoh rises out of the desert plain in a series of terraces and merges with the sheer limestone cliffs that surround it. After that return to your hotel for a quick check-out and lunch before making the return journey to Safaga and the ship.
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